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Old 07-28-2015, 04:12 PM
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Default Obnoxiously difficult quotes

I think the ones I struggle with the most are the ones with multiple short words of three and four letters rather than quotes with the longest words.
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Old 07-29-2015, 10:12 PM
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There used to be a French proverb about the same time that the Scottish "rudder maun" one was floating around. "Partir c'est mourir un peu - to leave is to die a little." I hated that one, and it went immediately into my list once I got help from fellow solvers in solving it.
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Old 07-29-2015, 10:35 PM
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it was in both french & english?!
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:07 AM
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Yup, and there was one in Spanish then English. Then there's the "a'borrowing", which looks like French because of the apostrophe after the first letter. There are some nasty ones on this site.
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Old 09-11-2015, 09:24 PM
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if jack's in love, he's no judge of jill's beauty. our old friend ben franklin
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Old 09-11-2015, 09:42 PM
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revenue is vanity, margin is sanity, cash is king
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Old 09-12-2015, 06:19 PM
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I know you're all 100 percenters. Except for some rare times, I usually give up, between three and four minutes. I'd never get most of those, if I spent hours.
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Old 09-12-2015, 06:46 PM
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i'm with you, abra, although i generally give it more time than that.
i'd never heard of those two quotes that mike posted, obviously because they are some of those (many) that i could never figure out.
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Old 09-13-2015, 12:49 PM
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Exactly, wvwoman. I may have had them, but I would have given up. The longest I've ever kept 100% was nearly 2 days. Who knows, maybe it was one of those that sent me packing .
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Old 09-21-2015, 02:01 AM
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"quackery has no friend like gullibility" proverb
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